Welcome to the Dayton Area Chapter of PRSA!

Our chapter consists of public relations professionals representing all facets of the industry, including corporate, non-profit, agency and independent practitioners.

The chapter offers numerous benefits to its members. Our monthly meetings feature speakers addressing both strategic and tactical public relations topics.

The chapter also sponsors various professional development workshops, media events to network with local media and holds an annual awards events honoring the area's best communicators and their work.

2019 PRism Awards Call For Entries
Are you on the top of your PR game? I thought so! Now is the time to begin preparation for the 2019 PRisms! 
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2019 PRism Individual Awards Call for Nominations
Know someone at the top of their PR game? Nominate them for an Individual Award. 
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As a service to members, the chapter provides job postings listing current public relations openings, an online membership directory and free monthly networking opportunities.

Joining the chapter can provide an excellent way to develop your professional network and continue your learning.

Feel free to look around, meet our board of directors and join us at our next event. We hope to meet you soon!


Upcoming Events

Not Just Another Ribbon Cutting: Turning Opening Events into Strategic Messaging

March 08, 2019
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Dayton Children’s Hospital Board Room
1 Children's Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404

When Dayton Children’s Hospital had almost completed a more than $200 million dollar expansion and revitalization project, the marketing team was tasked with turning four opening events on two campuses into something more powerful than just another ribbon cutting.

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SummitUp 2019

March 12, 2019
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sinclair Community College

Your Marketing, Elevated.

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Let’s Get Creative—and Change the World

April 04, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM


Learn how to nurture creative thinking in yourself and others.

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PRSA Dayton
P.O. Box 340354

Beavercreek, OH 45434-0354

Our Blog

Is it News or Just a lot of Hot Air?

For the past 30 years, I have worked in the public relations profession. All of these years have been with colleges or universities from Pittsburgh to St. Louis, and a few places in between. Prior to my career in PR, I was a reporter/editor for a small ne

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Local PR Pros Win Big At The 2018 PRism Awards

2017s news is officially history and so are the big wins at the History in the Making themed PRisms Awards Banquet held on May 3, 2018 at the Dayton Steam Plant. The PRism awards, hosted by the Dayton Area Chapter of the Public Relations Society of Americ

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Don't Miss History in the Making

Dayton is full of rich history which has molded our home to the unique city that it is. We are considered an innovation hub, an inventor’s town. Dayton is the home of the first successful aircraft, the parachute, electric wheelchair, Freon, the ice cube t

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